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Re: Filesystem Filename touch fail [ was: PLEASE TEST YOUR FS ]

On Apr  7 20:17, Morgan Gangwere wrote:
> On 4/7/2010 4:07 PM, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >MVFS (ClearCase dynamic view) seems to work fine with both "foo." and "
> >foo "
> Thats because it's a virtual file system. IBM can say whatever it
> wants defines a filename.
> [...]
> > One is a simple shared NTFS drive, I think (volinfo-1.txt). The other is
> > a weird distributed filesystem of some kind (volinfo-2.txt).
> Both are NTFS unless one is not.
> >$ touch foo.
> >touch: cannot touch `foo.': No such file or directory
> >$ touch " foo "
> >touch: cannot touch ` foo ': No such file or directory
> Both of those are invalid under NTFS FS specifications:
> "Filenames may contain any character other than NULL (0x0000) but
> may not contain a space (ASCII 0x20, ' ') or period ('.')"

Did you have a look into the docs lately?


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